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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.


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Russ
+1 #854 fri sat sunRuss 2017-11-17 06:21
The weather seems t be cheering up but the oceans is till a bit grumpy and will probably remain that way all day
Southerly is due to come up again today so best to head off to Dirt Bin for a session


Springs

Low – 09h00
High – 15h10

Saturday is looking a bit more cheerful
Still some 4-6ft swell around however may be a bit more manageable in the morning
A bit lumpy as the onshore bumps it up in the arvo

Low – 09h30
High – 15h35

Sunday is looking the better day for the weekend
WSW should clean up the inshore crinkle
Slight drop in swell with a light to moderate southerly for the day
Could be an all day affair

Low – 10h00
High – 16h05

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #853 wed thur friRuss 2017-11-15 07:53
The buster and poofie weather hasn’t hit us yet. I thought I would wake up to very crappy conditions
So squeeze in a quickie before she blows her load
Its small but worth a tickle

Low – 07h50
High – 14h05

Completely caned on Thursday
Its between those concrete things and that’s about it

Low – 08h25
High – 14h40

The same goes for Friday
Dirt Bin the call
Expect big frothy conditions on the coast

Low – 09h00
High – 15h10

Saturday is looking like it could be on for sure

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #852 fri sat sunRuss 2017-11-10 06:15
A few waves here and there yesterday

I’m going to keep this very simple
Pomping NE winds today and all weekend
Its going to be very kuk
Only hope we have is a shorey on the early tide and later in the arvo

And there you have it

Highs – 08h00 / 09h30 / 11h25
Lows – 14h10 / 16h00 / 04h40 and 17h55

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #851 wed thur friRuss 2017-11-08 08:57
The swell is up but so is the southerly
A few reports of some decent waves at the more protected spots
Try looking there again for the day as the southerly sets in

Move into neaps

High – 06h00 / 18h20
Low – 12h10

An early land breeze to clean up the southerly wobble
Slight drop in swell to around 4-5ft at 10secs
Should be something on at most spots
Light to moderate onshore later so milk it in the AM

High – 06h55
Low – 13h00

Fresh NE is back on Friday
Wait for the swell angle to change and try the shorey on the change of tides

High – 07h55
Low – 14h10

Fresh devil wind all weekend
Local sloppy shore break

Have a good one
Keep it simple
Keep it clean
 
 
Russ
+1 #850 MON TUES WEDRuss 2017-11-06 06:41
Dismal Dismal Dismal weekend for surf once again


We can however start the week off on a positive note
Southerlys for the next three days
Fresh today going strong tomorrow and Wednesday
Its five days of power NE winds from Thursday so get your fill wherever you can over the next three days

Small and limp this morning
Not much going on with an early high on the cards
Best take a look at the more protected spots as tide and wind settles in later

High – 04h40 / 17h00
Low – 10h45

Swell starts to jack around mid morning on Tuesday and continues to grow as the day moves on
Hopefully the more protected spots will hold the wind that is due otherwise its piddle between the concrete man made for the day

High – 05h20 / 17h35
Low – 11h30

There is some solid 8ft swell due for Wednesday
This may arrive or swing out to sea before reaching us
Southerly remains strong early tapering off as the day moves forward
It’s a 50/50 call to look at the more protected spots or head into Dirt Bin
I think hang back and wait before taking a look at the more protected spots

High – 06h05 / 18h20
Low – 12h10

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #849 FRI SATT SUNRuss 2017-11-03 07:01
Hell Wind is up and going to crank all day
Its kuk!
Go to work

High – 15h10
Low – 08h55

Hell wind is up again early Saturday and pummels us all day
Its kuk
Do some garden work, take missus to the mall, braai or just find something else to do

High – 15h45
Low – 09h35

Aaaaaahhhh….. finally a day with very little wind. Light onshore all day
Maybe a beach day to hang out and get some sun on the pasty skin
Paddle out and hang with a very mates that may come out of the woodwork for the day
Not much on but should be fun just to be out there and enjoy the day

High – 04h05 / 16h20
Low – 10h10

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #848 wed thur friRuss 2017-11-01 05:29
It’s a sideways mess with another fresh Devil Wind on the way
Go to work
Take a look for a sloppy shorey on the pushing tide

Low – 07h45
High – 14h00

The same goes for Thursday
Wind holds off for part of the morning before tightening the screws later

Low – 08h20
High – 14h35

Friday is no different to today
Another fresh NE all day
Only hope is for a shorey on the higher tide

Low – 08h55
High – 15h10

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
+1 #847 MON TUES WEDRuss 2017-10-30 06:52
THE NE GAVE US A SHALACKING YESTERDAY
ITS SIDEWAYS ROTTEN POO THIS MORNING
GO TO WORK
NE ALL WEEK.
MAYBE A SHOREY ON THE PUSHING TIDE

LOW – 07H45
HIGH – 14H00

SIMILAR CONDITIONS FOR TUESDAY
NE ALL DAY
MODERATE IN THE AM
FRESH IN THE PM
A POSSIBLE SHOREY ON THE PUSHING TIDE

LOW – 08H20
HIGH – 14H35

FRESH NE ALL WEDNESDAY
I HAVE NOTHING FOR YOU EXPECT MAYBE A SHOREY ON THE PUSHING TIDE

LOW – 08H55
HIGH – 15H10

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE
KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
+3 #846 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-10-27 06:39
My prediction for yesterday were a bit off. Apologies. It turned out to quite a peachy day

The SW has made an appearance but not as strong as predicted
Was expecting wild frothy conditions this morning however it’s a lot more settled
Open faced beaches are toast. Too much wind in it
Try the more protected spots for a session
Southerly is due to strengthen as the day moves on but I think the bulk of it has swung out to sea
That goes for the swell as well. 6ft due. Actual 3-4ft

WE MOVE INTO NEAPS

High – 07H30
Low – 13H40

No rush to hit anything early due to the deep tide unless you find a very shallow bank somewhere
Open faced beaches are just that. To open and exposed to a leftover southerly
Try the more protected spots

High – 09H10
Low – 15H40

Find something else to do on Sunday
Go see family or friends, have a braai but just do something else than look at the ocean
The Devil Wind is due in early and as due to drive the fork in properly

High – 11H30
Low – 04H30 / 18H00

WELL DONE SHARKS ON WINNING THE CURRIE CUP?

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #845 wed thur friRuss 2017-10-25 06:04
It looks like a morning to finally go for a paddle
A few leftover 4ft sets at 14-15secs on hand
Nice clean conditions. A bit deep early but should improve as it drains
Get on it before the a S to SSE gets into it later

High – 06h10
Low – 12h10

Southerly continues fresh through to Thursday
Best take a look at the more protected spots for a session

High – 06h40
Low – 12h45

SW turns the screws and sends everything sideways on Friday
Some good swell due along te coastline but its going get caned
Looks like its between those concrete things for the day

High – 07h30
Low – 13h40

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
 
 
Russ
0 #844 MON TUES WEDRuss 2017-10-23 07:05
ITS 1FT DRIBBLE POO. SMALL ALL DAY. LIGHT ONSHORE WINDS – GO TO WORK

HIGH – 05H00 / 17H20
LOW – 11H10

IT’S A QUICK OVERNIGHT SWING OF THE DIAL FOR TUESDAY AS THE SW POPS EARLY HOURS
WITH IT A BIT OF CHUBBY IN THE SWELL AND WAVE PERIOD
4-5FT AT 17 SECS
TOO DEEP AND UNSETTLED AT MOSTS SPOTS
WAIT FOR WIND AND TIDE TO SETTLE IN AND TRY THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS

HIGH – 05H40 / 17H50
LOW – 11H40

SOME LEFTOVER SWELL AND STILL A HEALTHY WAVE PERIOD ON WEDNESDAY
SOUTHERLY LIGHT EARLY MODERATING LATER
NO RUSH WITH AN EARLY MORNING HIGH
TAKE A LOOK AT THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS AS WIND AND TIDE SETTLE IN ONCE AGAIN

HIGH – 06H10 / 18H20
LOW – 12H10

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 
 
Russ
0 #843 FRI SAT SUNRuss 2017-10-20 06:15
NICE OFFSHORE CONDITIONS THIS MORNING
OCEAN HAS CLEANED UP HOWEVER ITS SMALL AND CONSTIPATED
SHOULD BE A FEW ON OFFER AS ITS DRAINS
LIGHT OFFSHORE SWINGING LIGHT ONSHORE DURING THE LATTER PART OF THE MORNING
MODERATE NE THIS ARVO

LOW – 09H50
HIGH – 16H00

SATURDAY SMALL AND MIFF. TOO DEEP EARLY
LIGHT ONSHORE FOR MOST OF THE MORNING
TAKE A LOOK AROUND MID MORNING AS IT DRAINS
ONSHORE MODERATES IN THE ARVO

LOW – 10H15
HIGH – 04H15 / 16H30

NOT LOOKING TOO LUKKA FOR SUNDAY AS AN EARLY DEVIL WIND IS DUE TO PORK US ALL DAY
MAYBE A SHOREY ON THE PUSHING TIDE AND THAT’S ABOUT IT

LOW – 10H45
HIGH – 04H45 / 16H55

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN
 

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